TRAINING AND Research Department

The Training and Research Department is mandated to handle learning and professional development of students and members at IIU. This is achieved through offering a range of academic and professional programs all aimed at improving professional and career development of members.

 These programs include both Tuition and Short-Term Training Programmes offered at different levels.

Certificate of Proficiency (COP)

The COP is the foundational course in insurance that introduces participants to basic insurance principles. A subset of the Certificate in insurance course, the COP course is appropriate for those who are new to the industry, either direct from school with, without Matric or direct from a tertiary qualification with a non-insurance qualification. It also provides a valuable introduction to insurance for those employed in support activities to the industry, such as IT, auditing, accounting and secretarial support. More......


Entry requirements

To be admitted to the Certificate in Insurance programme, the following shall apply:

•    Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with a minimum           of  three  passes / or

•      Possession of appropriate or relevant professional                    qualifications from reputable institutions.

 Certificate in Insurance (Cert. IIU)

The certificate in Insurance is appropriate for candidates wishing to gain a broad understanding of insurance principles, key disciplines and products. It is good for employees who have no formal insurance qualifications but wish to objectively demonstrate insurance knowledge and understanding plus anyone working in specific technical claims handling or underwriting roles. 

Insurance staff employed in support functions such as human resources, marketing, IT and finance wishing to develop an understanding of the industry in which they work, or staff working for an organization whose primary business is not insurance, but which offers insurance advice and products as part of its overall service to customers may also apply.  More.............
 Entry requirements

To be admitted to the Certificate in Insurance programme, the following shall apply:

 • Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with a minimum of three passes


 •  Possession of appropriate or relevant professional qualifications from reputable institutions


To complete the Certificate in Insurance programme, one must accumulate at least 65 credits. Students will be exempted from papers they passed under the COP programme if any



Diploma in Insurance (Dip IIU)

The Diploma in Insurance is appropriate for:

i)        Insurance technicians and those who aspire to be technicians.

ii)      Supervisors, team leaders and those with long-term ambitions of assuming managerial responsibilities.

iii)     Anyone wishing to hold a recognized, respected insurance qualification.

iv)     Insurance staff employed in support functions wishing to develop their knowledge of the insurance business.

v)      Those wanting to develop their knowledge and understanding as part of a progression towards completion of the Advanced Diploma in Insurance and Chartered status. More........

Entry requirements

To be admitted to the Diploma in Insurance programme, the following shall apply:

i) Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)


ii) Possession of a certificate in insurance from a reputable professional insurance institute


Any other qualifications e.g. Degree, Diploma, Professional that will be assessed by IIU for admission


Downloads:   Past Training's        Download: TRAINING  CALENDAR  2019   Download:  DIU Study Time Table April 2019.


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